Training Programs

LG Professionals WA provides tailored and relevant training programs for officers working in the Local Government sector, our training programs include:

Contract Management 2-day Workshop

Administering contracts often needs an understanding of both the legal aspects and the required workplace tools to ensure greater success. This workshop has been designed specifically for local government and will provide a better understanding of the structure and function of a contract.

Customer Complaints Resolution 2-day Program

This program is designed to empower your team and build confidence in the way they view complaints from customers. This program is not just about ticking a training box, it is about changing behaviours, and understanding that complaints are an opportunity to learn and improve.

Executive Leadership 3-day Program

This specifically designed, interactive program represents a unique learning opportunity for local government professionals requiring an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of CEOs and Managers in Local Government in Western Australia.

Finance for Non-Financial People 1-day Workshop

This workshop will provide you with the essential financial skills for your role in local government. Being able to clearly understand and analyse your financial performance will dramatically improve your decision-making and bolster your value within your local government.

Grant Writing and Business Case Development 2-day Workshop

Grant funding can provide unlimited benefits for local governments and their communities. Smaller funding pools will require a grant application, but larger grant programs will often require an additional element known as a business case. This workshop breaks down the essential elements of both.

Induction to Local Government 1-day Workshop

This workshop is designed to provide an overview of Local Government in WA. Focusing on a diverse range of issues, key topics covered during the workshop include: The fundamentals of local government; Finance; Decision making; Roles and Relationships, and Ethical Behaviour.

Ignite Leadership 3-day Program

The Ignite Leadership Program is a leadership learning path for supervisors, team leaders and coordinators to enable those who have limited experience in managing and leading people to develop the competencies required to be successful in their role, while supporting their effective transition to management.

Project Management Essentials 2-day Workshop

This introductory course provides a practical overview of the key processes of the project lifecycle, and introduces the primary knowledge areas such as time, cost, scope and stakeholder management. Attendees will be provided with a useful set of templates to take away, adapt and apply back in their local government.

Report Writing for Local Government 2-day Workshop

This workshop provides participants with an enhanced understanding of key report writing concepts and an improved knowledge of grammar and punctuation essentials. Participants will leave with an improved ability to produce easy to read reports that are clear and to the point.

Rethinking Time Management 1-day Workshop

The increasing demands of additional workload, time constraints and limited resources are adding pressure to already 'under-the-pump' local government officers. Delegates will leave with a 'Do More With Less Plan', plus a list of time management tools and techniques that will assist in improving and increasing productivity.